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List of famous people from The Bronx, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in The Bronx, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from The Bronx you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in The Bronx, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

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Kerry Washington is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Kerry Washington age 40 - Kerry Marisa Washington is an American actress. Since 2012, Washington has gained wide public recognition for starring in the ABC drama Scandal, a Shonda Rhimes series in which she plays Olivia ...more

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Lauren Bacall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Lauren Bacall Died at 90 (1924-2014) - Lauren Bacall was an American actress known for her distinctive voice and sultry looks. She was named the 20th greatest actress of the 20th century by the American Film Institute and received an ...more

Stacey Dash is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Stacey Dash age 50 - Stacey Lauretta Dash is an American actress, known for starring in the 1995 feature film Clueless and the television spinoff of the same name. She has also appeared in films such as Moving, Mo' ...more

Tanya Roberts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Tanya Roberts age 61 - Victoria Leigh Blum, professionally known by the stage name Tanya Roberts, is an American actress known for her role as Julie Rogers on the fifth and final season of Charlie's Angels and as ...more

Billy Joel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Billy Joel age 67 - William Martin "Billy" Joel is an American pianist, singer-songwriter, and composer. Since releasing his first hit song, "Piano Man", in 1973, Joel has become the sixth ...more

Carl Reiner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Carl Reiner age 95 - Carl Reiner is an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, and singer. He is best known for his role in a comedy duo with Mel Brooks. He is also known for his role on Your ...more

Ellen Barkin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Ellen Barkin age 62 - Ellen Rona Barkin is an American actress, known for her roles in the films Buckaroo Banzai, The Big Easy, Sea of Love and Switch. She won an Emmy Award in 1997, for Before Women Had Wings and a ...more

Tony Curtis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Tony Curtis Tony Curtis was an American film actor whose career spanned six decades, but had his greatest popularity during the 1950s and early 1960s. He acted in more than 100 films in roles covering a ...more

Diahann Carroll is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Diahann Carroll age 81 - Diahann Carroll is an American television and stage actress and singer. She has had a long, successful career that has spanned nearly six decades. After appearing in some of the earliest major ...more

Vin Scully is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Vin Scully age 89 - Vincent Edward "Vin" Scully is an American sportscaster, best known as the play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team. He has been with the team since its days in ...more

Heather Hunter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Heather Hunter age 46 - Heather Keisha Hunter is an American former pornographic actress, who is now a rap artist, painter, and author.

Linda Lovelace is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Linda Lovelace Died at 53 (1949-2002) - Linda Susan Boreman, more commonly referred to by her previous stage name Linda Lovelace, was an American pornographic actress famous for her performance in the 1972 hardcore porn film Deep ...more

Robert Klein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Robert Klein age 73 - Robert Klein is an American stand-up comedian, singer and actor.

Jerry Orbach is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Jerry Orbach Died at 69 (1935-2004) - Jerome Bernard "Jerry" Orbach was an American actor and singer, described at his death as "one of the last bona fide leading men of the Broadway musical and global celebrity on ...more

Phil Spector is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Phil Spector age 77 - Phillip Harvey Spector is an American record producer, songwriter, and the originator of the Wall of Sound production method. At the height of his career, Spector was a pioneer of the 1960s ...more

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Vic Morrow is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Vic Morrow Died at 53 (1929-1982) - Victor "Vic" Morrow was an American actor whose credits include a starring role in the 1960s television series Combat!, prominent roles in a handful of other television and film ...more

Arthur Kane is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Arthur Kane Died at 55 (1949-2004) - Arthur Harold Kane Jr. was a musician best known as the bass guitarist for the pioneering glam rock band the New York Dolls. Kane was a founding member of the Dolls in 1971 and remained an ...more

John Gotti is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
John Gotti Died at 62 (1940-2002) - John Joseph Gotti, Jr. was an American mobster who became the boss of the Gambino crime family in New York City. Gotti and his brothers grew up in poverty and turned to a life of crime at an ...more

Ed Koch is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Ed Koch Died at 89 (1924-2013) - Edward Irving "Ed" Koch was an American lawyer, politician, political commentator, movie critic and reality television arbitrator. He served in the United States House of ...more

Melvin Glover is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Melvin Glover age 55 - Melvin Glover, known as Melle Mel and Grandmaster Melle Mel, is an American hip-hop musician – one of the pioneers of rap as lead rapper and main songwriter for Grandmaster Flash and the Furious

Constance Ford is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Constance Ford Died at 70 (1923-1993) - Constance Ford was an American actress and model. She is best known for her long-running role as Ada Hobson on the daytime soap opera Another World.

Chazz Palminteri is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Chazz Palminteri age 63 - Chazz Palminteri is an American actor and writer, best known for his performances in The Usual Suspects, A Bronx Tale, and his Academy Award nominated role for Best Supporting Actor in Bullets ...more

Garry Marshall is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Garry Marshall age 82 - Garry Kent Marshall is an American actor, director, writer, and producer. His notable credits include creating Happy Days and its various spinoffs, developing Neil Simon's 1965 play The Odd ...more

Joey Bishop is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Joey Bishop Died at 89 (1918-2007) - Joey Bishop was an actor.

Roy Cohn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Roy Cohn Died at 59 (1927-1986) - Roy Marcus Cohn was an American attorney who became famous during Senator Joseph McCarthy's investigations into Communist activity in the United States during the Second Red Scare. Cohn gained ...more

Fred Travalena is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Fred Travalena Died at 67 (1942-2009) - Frederick Albert "Fred" Travalena III was a U.S. entertainer, specializing in comedy and impressions.

Judy Reyes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Judy Reyes age 49 - Judy Reyes is an American television actress, best known for her roles as Carla Espinosa on the NBC sitcom Scrubs, and as Zoila Diaz in the Lifetime comedy-drama Devious Maids.

Adam Pascal is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Adam Pascal age 46 - Adam Pascal is an American actor, singer, and musician, known for his performance as Roger Davis in the original cast of Jonathan Larson's musical Rent on Broadway 1996, the 2005 movie version ...more

Tom Leykis is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Tom Leykis age 60 - Thomas Joseph "Tom" Leykis is an American talk radio personality best known for hosting The Tom Leykis Show from 1994 to 2009, and April 2012 to the present. The show follows the hot ...more

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Anthony Lewis is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Anthony Lewis Died at 86 (1927-2013) - Anthony Lewis was an American public intellectual and journalist, twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and a longtime New York Times columnist. He is credited with creating the field of legal ...more

Sister Souljah is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Sister Souljah age 53 - Sister Souljah is an American hip hop-generation author, activist, recording artist, and film producer. She gained prominence for Bill Clinton's criticism of her remarks about race in the United ...more

Michael Newdow is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Michael Newdow age 63 - Michael Arthur Newdow is an American attorney and emergency medicine physician. He is best known for his efforts to have recitations of the current version of the Pledge of Allegiance in public ...more

Harry Carey is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Harry Carey Died at 69 (1878-1947) - Harry Carey was an American actor and one of silent film's earliest superstars. He was the father of Harry Carey Jr., who was also a prominent actor.

Army Archerd is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Army Archerd Died at 87 (1922-2009) - Armand Andre "Army" Archerd was an American columnist for Variety for over fifty years before retiring his "Just for Variety" column in September 2005. In November 2005, ...more

Kat DeLuna is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Kat DeLuna age 28 - Kathleen "Kat" Emperatriz DeLuna is an American R&B singer-songwriter, recording artist and dancer. Born in The Bronx to Dominican parents, DeLuna began pursuing a career as a ...more

Dick Vorisek is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Dick Vorisek Died at 71 (1918-1989) - Dick Vorisek was an American sound engineer. He was nominated for an Academy Award in the category Best Sound for the film Reds. He worked on over 130 films between 1947 and 1988.

Vincent Pastore is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Vincent Pastore age 69 - Vincent Pastore is an American actor. Often cast as a mafioso, he is best known for his portrayal of Salvatore "Big Pussy" Bonpensiero on the HBO series The Sopranos.

Bess Myerson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Bess Myerson age 92 - Bess Myerson was an American model and television actress who was crowned Miss America in 1945. She became a city commissioner in 1969, beginning a prominent New York political career. In the ...more

Kid Capri is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Kid Capri age 50 - Kid Capri is the stage name of David Anthony Love, Jr., an American DJ and rapper.

Bobby Darin is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Bobby Darin Died at 37 (1936-1973) - Bobby Darin was an American singer, songwriter, and actor of film and television. He performed in a range of music genres, including pop, rock'n'roll, folk, and country. He started as a ...more

George Lois is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
George Lois age 84 - George Lois is an American art director, designer, and author. Lois is perhaps best known for over 92 covers he designed for Esquire magazine from 1962 to 1972. In 2008, The Museum of Modern Art ...more

Gloria Leonard is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Gloria Leonard Died at 74 (1940-2014) - Gloria Leonard was an American pornographic actress who became the publisher of High Society magazine. As a board member of Adult Video Association and its successor the Free Speech Coalition, ...more

Sylvia Sidney is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Sylvia Sidney Died at 89 (1910-1999) - Sylvia Sidney was an American actress of stage, screen and film, who rose to prominence in the 1930s appearing in numerous crime dramas.

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Eydie Gorme is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Eydie Gorme Died at 85 (1928-2013) - Eydie Gormé was an American singer who performed solo as well as with her husband, Steve Lawrence, in popular ballads and swing. She earned numerous awards, including a Grammy and an ...more

Martin Balsam is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Martin Balsam Died at 77 (1919-1996) - Martin Henry Balsam was an American actor. He is known for his role as Archie Bunker's business partner Murray Klein in the sitcom Archie Bunker's Place from 1979-1982, his Oscar-winning role as ...more

Brad Grey is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Brad Grey age 58 - Brad Alan Grey is the chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures, a position he has held since 2005. Under Grey’s leadership, Paramount finished No. 1 in global market share in 2011 and No. 2 ...more

Harry Magdoff is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Harry Magdoff Died at 93 (1913-2006) - Henry Samuel Magdoff, was a prominent American socialist commentator. He held several administrative positions in government during the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt and later became ...more

Irene Cara is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Irene Cara age 58 - Irene Cara is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She became famous for her role in the 1980 film Fame, earning her a Golden Globe nomination, and her recording of the song ...more

Bobby Van is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Bobby Van Died at 52 (1928-1980) - Bobby Van was a musical actor, best known for his career on Broadway in the 1950s and 1970s. He was also a game show host.

Dominic Chianese is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From The Bronx
Dominic Chianese age 86 - Dominic Chianese is an American actor, singer, and musician. He is best known for his role as Corrado "Junior" Soprano on the HBO series The Sopranos.